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The Fight We Didn’t Want to Lose

The Fight We Didn’t Want to Lose

About 27 years into our marriage, my husband and I had a fight – He will call it an argument because fighting is what he would do with his brother when they wore boxing gloves as kids! And he would never fight with me… I don’t remember what started the argument, but I...

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Thoughts Can Hold You Hostage and Wreck a Marriage

Thoughts Can Hold You Hostage and Wreck a Marriage

“You never wanted to be with me anyway,” my husband said as he walked out of our front door one night. We had had an argument. Of course, neither one of us remembers what the conflict was about to begin with. I just remember thinking, "What do you mean I never wanted...

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To Beat Up Your Husband or Not?

To Beat Up Your Husband or Not?

The Old Rocky Movies For a moment, let's consider a scene from an old Rocky movie. Rocky, in the ring is battered and bloody, and wondering how he got into this mess and how can he go on. Looking around for some kind of relief and direction he spots Adrien. Their eyes...

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3 Tips to Avoid Anger

3 Tips to Avoid Anger

I hate to admit that when I feel a negative emotion, I tend to lead with frustration or annoyance. To be honest, sometimes I feel just plain old anger! How do I get myself to the boiling point where I feel like I might explode all over those I care most...

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I Know I Am a Child of God but don’t FEEL It

I Know I Am a Child of God but don’t FEEL It

"I know I am a child of God - a daughter of God - but I don't feel like I am sometimes," said a struggling client. She was trying to put into words what many of us have felt in our lives.  Although we may have grown up in a Christian church and been taught...

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